Patrons

The IFP Patron Program helps sustain IFP’s year-round programming and support our growing network of independent storytellers. IFP Patrons receive a wide range of exclusive benefits as well as deep insight and involvement within the rich programming we produce including IFP Week, the IFP Labs, the Gotham Awards, and much more.

For more information or to join the program, please email Steven Pfeiffer at spfeiffer@ifp.org

Debut$250 gift$132 Tax
Deductible

  • IFP Individual Level Membership for one year
  • Invitation to the IFP Labs Showcase Screening at IFP Week
  • Print subscription to FILMMAKER Magazine
  • 20% discount to select Media Center classes and events throughout the year

Emerging$500 gift$32 Tax
Deductible

  • Accreditation for one (1) to IFP Week
  • IFP Individual Level Membership for one year
  • Invitation to the IFP Labs Showcase Screening at IFP Week
  • Print subscription to FILMMAKER Magazine
  • 20% discount to select Media Center classes and events throughout the year

Supporting$1,000 gift$532 Tax
Deductible

Year Round

  • Invitations to IFP and Media Center Screenings and Events throughout the year (Including screenings of Gotham Award-nominated films, preview screenings from iconic directors, IFP Program Alumni screenings, and more)
  • IFP Individual Level Membership for one year
  • Print subscription to FILMMAKER Magazine

Special Events

  • Invitation to VIP-only appreciation cocktail reception with IFP’s Executive Director, FILMMAKER Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, IFP Board Members and other VIPs and special guests from IFP’s network (Available for Supporting Patrons through October 20)

IFP Week

  • Accreditation for one (1) to IFP Week
  • Invitation to the IFP Labs Showcase Screening at IFP Week
  • Invitation to the IFP Week Opening Night Reception (Available for Supporting Patrons through October 20)
  • Recognition in the IFP Week Catalogue and on the IFP website

Breakthrough$2,500 gift$1,757 Tax
Deductible

Year Round

  • Invitations to IFP and Media Center Screenings and Events throughout the year (Including screenings of Gotham Award-nominated films, preview screenings from iconic directors, IFP Program Alumni screenings, and more)
  • IFP Individual Level Membership for one year
  • Print subscription to FILMMAKER Magazine

Special Events

  • Invitation to VIP-only appreciation cocktail reception with IFP’s Executive Director, FILMMAKER Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, IFP Board Members and other VIPs and special guests from IFP’s network

IFP Week

  • Accreditation for one (1) to IFP Week
  • Admission to all Screen Forward Conference panels
  • Invitation to the IFP Labs Showcase Screening at IFP Week
  • Invitation to the IFP Week Opening Night Reception
  • Recognition in the IFP Week Catalogue and on the IFP website
  • Opportunity to purchase additional discounted passes for the Screen Forward Conference or IFP Week

Principal$5,000 gift$3,187 Tax
Deductible

Year Round

  • Name a seat at the IFP Media Center Theater (Available for Principal Patrons through October 20)
  • IFP Individual Level Membership for one year
  • Invitations to IFP and Media Center Screenings and Events throughout the year (Including screenings of Gotham Award-nominated films, preview screenings from iconic directors, IFP Program Alumni screenings, and more)
  • Print subscription to FILMMAKER Magazine

Special Events

  • Invitation to VIP-only appreciation cocktail reception with IFP’s Executive Director, FILMMAKER Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, IFP Board Members and other VIPs and special guests from IFP’s network
  • Opportunity to host an event in the IFP Media Center Theater and Lounge (catering costs not included)

Gotham Awards

  • One (1) ticket to the IFP Gotham Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception
  • Invitation for one (1) to the IFP Gotham Awards After Party (if applicable)
  • Reserved seating at all IFP Gotham Awards screenings

IFP Week

  • Accreditation for one (1) to IFP Week
  • Admission to all Screen Forward Conference panels
  • Invitation to the IFP Labs Showcase Screening at IFP Week
  • Invitation to the IFP Week Opening Night Reception
  • Invitations to IFP Week VIP-only events
  • Recognition in the IFP Week Catalogue and on the IFP website
  • Opportunity to purchase additional discounted passes for the Screen Forward Conference or IFP Week

Showcase$10,000 gift$7,562 Tax
Deductible

Year Round

  • Name a seat at the IFP Media Center Theater
  • Two (2) IFP Individual Level Memberships for one year
  • Invitations to IFP and Media Center Screenings and Events throughout the year (Including screenings of Gotham Award-nominated films, preview screenings from iconic directors, IFP Program Alumni screenings, and more)
  • Print subscription to FILMMAKER Magazine

Special Events

  • Invitation to VIP-only appreciation cocktail reception with IFP’s Executive Director, FILMMAKER Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, IFP Board Members and other VIPs and special guests from IFP’s network
  • Opportunity to host an event in the IFP Media Center Theater and Lounge (catering costs not included)

Gotham Awards

  • Two (2) tickets to the IFP Gotham Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception
  • Early access to purchase a Gotham Awards table
  • Invitations for two (2) to the IFP Gotham Awards After Party (if applicable)
  • Reserved seating for two (2) at all IFP Gotham Awards screenings
  • Recognition in the IFP Gotham Awards Program Book

IFP Week

  • Accreditation for two (2) to IFP Week
  • Admission for two (2) to all Screen Forward Conference panels
  • Invitation to the IFP Labs Showcase Screening at IFP Week
  • Invitation to the IFP Week Opening Night Reception
  • Invitations to IFP Week VIP-only events
  • Recognition in the IFP Week Catalogue and on the IFP website
  • Opportunity to purchase additional discounted passes for the Screen Forward Conference or IFP Week

Presentation$25,000 gift$16,912 Tax
Deductible

Year Round

  • Name a seat at the IFP Media Center Theater
  • Four (4) IFP Individual Level Memberships for one year
  • Invitations to IFP and Media Center Screenings and Events throughout the year (Including screenings of Gotham Award-nominated films, preview screenings from iconic directors, IFP Program Alumni screenings, and more)
  • Full-page four-color ad in FILMMAKER Magazine’s Gotham Awards Winter Issue
  • Print subscription to FILMMAKER Magazine

Special Events

  • Invitation to VIP-only appreciation cocktail reception with IFP’s Executive Director, FILMMAKER Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, IFP Board Members and other VIPs and special guests from IFP’s network
  • Opportunity to host an event in the IFP Media Center Theater and Lounge (catering costs not included)

Gotham Awards

  • Four (4) tickets to the IFP Gotham Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception
  • Early access to purchase a Gotham Awards table
  • Invitations for four (4) to the IFP Gotham Awards After Party (if applicable)
  • Reserved seating for four (4) at all IFP Gotham Awards screenings
  • Recognition in the IFP Gotham Awards Program Book

IFP Week

  • Accreditation for four (4) to IFP Week
  • Admission for four (4) to all Screen Forward Conference panels
  • Invitation to the IFP Labs Showcase Screening at IFP Week
  • Invitation to the IFP Week Opening Night Reception
  • Invitations to IFP Week VIP-only events
  • Recognition in the IFP Week Catalogue and on the IFP website
  • Opportunity to purchase additional discounted passes for the Screen Forward Conference or IFP Week

Marquee$50,000 gift$39,587 Tax
Deductible

Year Round

  • Name two (2) seats at the IFP Media Center Theater
  • Five (5) IFP Individual Level Memberships for one year
  • Invitations to IFP and Media Center Screenings and Events throughout the year (Including screenings of Gotham Award-nominated films, preview screenings from iconic directors, IFP Program Alumni screenings, and more)
  • Full-page four-color ad in FILMMAKER Magazine’s Gotham Awards Winter Issue
  • Print subscription to FILMMAKER Magazine

Special Events

  • Invitations to VIP Events throughout the year
  • Invitation to VIP-only appreciation cocktail reception with IFP’s Executive Director, FILMMAKER Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, IFP Board Members and other VIPs and special guests from IFP’s network
  • Exclusive VIP Dinner with private screening/event
  • Opportunity to host an event in the IFP Media Center Theater and Lounge (catering costs not included)

Gotham Awards

  • Patron Level Table for ten (10) guests at the IFP Gotham Awards Ceremony, which includes admission to the Cocktail Reception
  • Invitations for five (5) to the IFP Gotham Awards After Party (if applicable)
  • Reserved seating for five (5) at all IFP Gotham Awards screenings
  • Recognition in the IFP Gotham Awards Program Book

IFP Week

  • Accreditation for five (5) to IFP Week
  • Admission for five (5) to all Screen Forward Conference panels
  • On-screen recognition at the Screen Forward Conference
  • Sponsorship of an IFP Week Reception or Special Event
  • Invitation to the IFP Labs Showcase Screening at IFP Week
  • Invitation to the IFP Week Opening Night Reception
  • Invitations to IFP Week VIP-only events
  • Recognition in the IFP Week Catalogue and on the IFP website
  • Opportunity to purchase additional discounted passes for the Screen Forward Conference or IFP Week

Icon$100,000 gift$89,062 Tax
Deductible

Year Round

  • Donor’s Name featured at the IFP Media Center Entrance
  • Name two (2) seats at the IFP Media Center Theater
  • Six (6) IFP Individual Level Memberships for one year
  • Invitations to IFP and Media Center Screenings and Events throughout the year (Including screenings of Gotham Award-nominated films, preview screenings from iconic directors, IFP Program Alumni screenings, and more)
  • Full-page four-color ad in FILMMAKER Magazine’s Gotham Awards Winter Issue
  • Print subscription to FILMMAKER Magazine

Special Events

  • Invitations to VIP Events throughout the year
  • Invitation to VIP-only appreciation cocktail reception with IFP’s Executive Director, FILMMAKER Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, IFP Board Members and other VIPs and special guests from IFP’s network
  • Exclusive VIP Dinner with private screening/event
  • Opportunity to create bespoke program in collaboration with IFP at the IFP Media Center
  • Opportunity to host an event in the IFP Media Center Theater and Lounge (catering costs not included)

Gotham Awards

  • VIP Level Table for ten (10) guests at the IFP Gotham Awards Ceremony, which includes admission to the Cocktail Reception
  • On-screen recognition at the IFP Gotham Awards Ceremony
  • Invitations for six (6) to the IFP Gotham Awards After Party (if applicable)
  • Reserved seating for six (6) at all IFP Gotham Awards screenings
  • Recognition in the IFP Gotham Awards Program Book

IFP Week

  • Accreditation for six (6) to IFP Week
  • Admission for six (6) to all Screen Forward Conference panels
  • On-screen recognition at the Screen Forward Conference
  • Sponsorship of an IFP Week Reception or Special Event
  • Invitation to the IFP Labs Showcase Screening at IFP Week
  • Invitation to the IFP Week Opening Night Reception
  • Invitations to IFP Week VIP-only events
  • Recognition in the IFP Week Catalogue and on the IFP website
  • Opportunity to purchase additional discounted passes for the Screen Forward Conference or IFP Week